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take action? after new and gruesome images, abc's martha raddatz, standing by. >>> taking on trump. attorney general and the student selling donaldrump tonight, after spending 35 grand to attend trump university. what did they get in return? >>> and the little boy and his bravery. calling 911. >> someone's trying to break into my house. >> what he does, and that calming voice at the other end. >> you're doing good. you're doing real good. doing perfect. your mom's going to be so proud of you. >>> good evening and thanks for being here on a sunday night. we do begin with the new threat this evening. the fierce winds now fuming the fire, burning in yosemite national park. winds expected throughout the evening and tonight, not only are fire crews trying to keep the flames from reaching thousands of homes, they are battling to protect the ancient treasures of the park. the fire has not reached them yet, but so many other trees the, 133,000 acres, a huge part of the park, already charred. and just listen to it tonight. the sound of the bone dry timber going up in flames. our team visiti
. >> from abc news, a special edition of "this week" with martha raddatz in cairo. and jonathan karl in washington. starts right now. >>> good morning, george is off today. we're reporting from a region on the brink, and all eyes are on syria, where an apparent chemical weapons attack could lead to american military action. here in cairo, we're just 100 miles from the mediterranean sea where u.s. warships are now at the ready. this morning, officials tell abc news that u.s. navy destroyers now in the mediterranean could be used to carry out limited military strikes. cruise missile strikes, designed to deter or prevent another chemical attack by the assad regime. if this week's suspected attack is verified. >> this is clearly a big event. of grave concern. that starts getting to some core national interest that the united states has. >> president obama has so far been unwilling to militarily intervene in syria, despite the deaths of more than 100,000 people and a vow he made more than one year ago. >> that's a red line for us. and that there would be enormous consequences if we start
a lot of the perceptions and the lenses that people are emphasizing for people in real life. martha stewart is often perceived as a woman who is too aggressive and not nice, and even the "b" word used to describe her. and that's totally a gender stereotype. if you had martha stewart as a man, she wouldn't be considered a good business person, and the lens through which people saw different. >> bill, as i was growing up in my adult years there was a snobbery about television, and people wore a badge of honor in the fact that they didn't have a tv set. and you said you were one of those people, but now you've changed your tune, and have written about it, saying that tv may be the signature cultural achievement of america in the 21st century. >> in the last couple of decades, i think it's unquestionable. and that's your point about the emmys and stuff. even if breaking bad gets 20% of the viewers that seinfeld did, it says something about our society when the great artists are working out these problems, right? so you go back to tony soprano, and this is the man who is shot through the
on his feet later on sunday morning. >> >> and at least just for starters. martha teichner looks up to birdhouses, finds an old neighborhood in china enjoying new life, and erin moriarty takes us on a tour of imaginative roof gardens and schlessinger shows us state of the art offices and more, but first let's go to don dahler in the newsroom for the sunday morning headlines. >> good morning, it is august 25th, 2013. in california, a massive wildfire continues to spread along the northwest edge of yosemite national park, the 203 square mile blaze is so large it is threatening the power and water supply to san francisco 200 miles to the west. in washington yesterday, president obama met with top advisors to consider a military response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in syria. reports say at least 322 peopler including 54 children were killed in wednesday's attack. the assad government denies responsibility saying rebel forces also yesterday tens of thousands of people packed the national mall in our nation's capital to commemorate the 50th anniversary wednesday of martin luthe
and political will. we'll have more from washington in a few moments. but first back to the region, martha. >> thanks, jon. let's bring in colonel steve, a veteran fighter pilot who flew missions in the gulf war and was a deputy secretary of state. welcome, colonel. let's get to the question about the cruise missile strikes. the white house said there will be no boots on the ground. how would these work out of the mediterranean? >> there are a couple ways it could be done. one is by launching them from ships at sea out in the eastern mediterranean or from submari submarines. it's a long, 20-foot sort of flying torpedo, and has wings and a little jet engine that allows it to fly at low altit e altitudes over the sea. it can fly through mountain canyons and hit with accuracies where you can pick third window on the left. that is good. but we have to remember they're small warheads, and not a lot of these missiles. right up front, if it's low-risk, we're going to be prescribed in the amount of military force we can apply. >> one of the things we have talked to people about, is there might be
with marchers peacefully demonstrating. hundreds of people are here replicating the martha happened in washington, d.c. 50 years ago. one of the people here was at the march on that day. >> there were more people there than i have ever seen in one place in my life. >> progress has been made, but there's much more to be done. >> seeing everybody there was just to be united for a cause and trying to really facilitate the fact we needed our jobs and justice for people. which is something we still need today. >> this is wonderful. all the people that are here, we all weren't able to make it to washington, d.c., but again, it is the importance of being visible in our community. >> reporting from san jose, patrick, kpix5. >> new at 10:00, for decades, the san francisco wholesale produce market has brought fresh fruits and vegetables to bay area dinner tables. now it is due for a change. mark kelly reports, this project is uniting the markets 25 vendors around one common goal. >> when many of us are just heading into work, this produce market is already in high gear. michael jan ice
the situation. abc news chief global affairs correspondent martha raditz tells us what this could mean for the united states. >> evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images showing the horror. the president spent the day huddled behind closed doors with his national security team, weighing the evidence and has military options. >> we are still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> among the options on the table, targeting syrian military or government buildings cruise missiles. four destroys are in thary with tomahawk missiles. u.s. fire jets could also attack, firing from outside syrian airspace so pilots would be out of harm's way. >> the administration has been very fourth come in saying that risk must be low. we cannot risk getting servicemen and women hurt, and we don't want to get pulled into another quagmire in the middle east. >> nothing will happen until the u.s. confirms the chemical attack. syrian state tv claims the rebels were behind the attack. abandoning the position that no chemical attack occurred. u.n. off
martha raditz tells us what this could mean for the united states. >> evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images showing the horror. the president spent the day huddled behind closed doors with his national security team, weighing the evidence and has military options. >> we are still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> among the options on the table, targeting syrian military or government buildings cruise missiles. four navy warships are in the area with tomahawk missiles. u.s. fighter jets could also attack, firing from outside syrian airspace so pilots would be out of harm's way. >> the administration has been very forthcoming in saying that risk must be low. we cannot risk getting servicemen and women hurt, and we don't want to get pulled into another quagmire in the middle east. >> nothing will happen until the u.s. confirms the chemical attack. syrian state tv claims the rebels were behind the attack. abandoning the position that no chemical attack occurred. u.n. officials in syria are pushing for access to the
in the middle east. he will be more on "this week." martha raddatz is co-anchoring. >> all right, dan, turn now to the devastating diagnoses that silenced linda ronstadt. she's had a decade-long battle with parkinson's disease. ♪ i've looked all my life >> she's been singing all her life, but now that golden voice has been silenced. ♪ when will i hide below once known as the highest paid woman in rock, she has parkinson's disease and can no longer sing. ♪ i'm going back someday come what may to blue bayou ♪ songs like blue buy you and you're no good helped ka that put her career that won her 11 grammys. she spoke to aarp magazine saying parkinson's is hard to diagnosis. when i went to a neurologist and he said, oh, you have parkinson's disease, i was completely shocked. i wouldn't have suspected that in a million, billion years. diagnosed eight months ago, she's been experiencing symptoms for eight years. originally attributing the inability to sing to a tick bite, and her quivering hands to a shoulder operation. she announced her retirement in 2011 and focused her life on her two child
in martha's vineyard. and the "late show's" david letterman commemorated the presidential vacation with this video last night. >> let's put together a segment about memorable presidential vacations. and, by god, we have it for you tonight. memorable presidential vacations throughout the year. i hope you enjoy this. ♪ ♪ >> wow. now i see why he had the big hat. >> well, the president also introduced the newest member of his family, another portuguese water dog named sonny. almost every president has had a pet. there's only been one first dog who has lived in the white house under two different presidents. spotty, a king charles, who was born in 1989 under president george bush 41 and then had the good fortune to return again with president george w. bush when he became president in 2001. so two presidents for that dog. however, the most famous by far of all the dogs in the white house is fala, the scottish terrier. mgm, the movie company, even made a movie about him called "fala at hyde park" in technicolor. it's over near the tidal basin. and that's something for sunny, of cour
-day vacation on martha's vineyard where he played six rounds of golf. that sounds like fun to me. let's hope a few unattended matters don't spoil his mood as he returns to the oval office. first egypt does appear to be falling apart. he might think about that a bitp and actually do something. syria, besides cut off aid, if he has, but which he denies so we don't know. but we'll learn more i'm sure in time. and syria, where he wanted to get the heck out of there. the syrian mess is worsening. the death toll at more than 100,000. no prospects of any kind of negotiated peace. and no one's been held accountable, of course, in the benghazi scandal, the terrorist attack which four americans died, more than 11 months ago. secretary of state kerry says everything is for state department officials who have been placed on paid administrative leave and reassigned and unemployment. this is his order, not ours, because this would be my number one, unemployment. unemployment rates did rise in 28 states last month. we need to get this great vibrant free enterprise capitalist economy going. mr. president, y
government against civilians. on "this week" chief global affairs correspondent martha raditz spoke with a former military official about what type of military action the u.s. should take, if any, to deal with syria. >> the president has said we want low risk, which really means we want low risk to u.s. personnel. so he does not want u.s. aircraft flying in to penetrate the dome, the sanctuary the syrians have created. we will use our bombers to launch stand-off weapons well outside the missile threat so our aircrews will not be in danger and can return home safely. >> meanwhile, lawmakers are urging president obama to act quickly. the white house says the president has not yet decided how to respond. >> season may they are ready for the obama administration to intervene. >> we are dealing with a dictator never been heard of, killing left and right, with a green light from the west. the more extension they give him, the more killing he's doing. >> last year president obama said the use of chemical weapons by syria would cross the line. people at the vigil say that line a has already
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